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MMA IN THE MEDIA

Non-profits send lawyer’s letter to ...

15-03-2019

15 March 2019, Fin24, Law firm Webber Wentzel, which represents Media Monitoring Africa and SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition, on Friday wrote to President Cyril Ramaphosa, Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete, …

Fighting fake news and disinformation ahead of the ...

08-03-2019

8 March 2019, News24, William Bird One of the core challenges surrounding disinformation is that it is increasingly difficult to distinguish between what is credible and what is not, writes William …

IEC: PARTIES THAT BREAK ELECTORAL CODE COULD FACE ...

07-03-2019

7 March 2019, Eye Witness News, Sifiso Zulu Media Monitoring Africa has called on relevant authorities to act decisively against those responsible for the violent threats, while the South African National Editors’ …

SABC denies ‘clamping down’ on ANC election ...

03-03-2019

3 March 2019, Jacaranda FM, Thabo Tshabalala But Media Monitoring Africa’s (MMA) Thandi Smith has described Mbalula’s behaviour as unacceptable, saying he failed to follow due process. “It shows a …

Creepy Momo Challenge is actually a malicious hoax

01-03-2019

1 March 2019, Times Live, Nivashni Nair Media Monitoring Africa director William Bird told TimesLIVE that while the organisation had not examined the Momo Challenge more than having read the …

Communications Committee To Shortlist Candidates ...

28-02-2019

28 February 2019, IAfrica On Tuesday, Director at Media Monitoring Africa William Bird said they would be pursuing legal action to try and force Parliament to continue with the process. …

Communications Committee to shortlist candidates ...

27-02-2019

27 February 2019, 702 On Tuesday, Director at Media Monitoring Africa William Bird said they would be pursuing legal action to try and force Parliament to continue with the process. …

News 400 nominations for new SABC board

24-02-2019

24 February 2019, News24, Charl Blignaut With elections scheduled for May 8, civil society organisations Media Monitoring Africa and the SOS Coalition, as well as opposition parties, have been threatening …